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Alaska's Premier Fly Fishing Source

Well, we are truly humbled and want to thank each and every one of our customers through the years. This year, we celebrate 20 years in the fly fishing business. Through these years we have worked to create an inviting fly shop, equipped with local knowledge and support for anglers getting into...
This fall we decided to host our first ever photo contest, focused on one of the most used flies in Alaska - The Dolly Llama. Well, from near and far we received dozens of photos of the Dolly Llama in action... The most difficult part was sitting down and deciding on the winners. After much deliberation,...
I was recently asked, what Southeast Alaska means to me. An inspiring question in itself, I had to dig deep for answers. Living in Southeast Alaska is not for those who loath long winters and months full of non-stop rain. Southeast Alaska inspires people to live their lives outdoors. Rain doesn’t...
THE ELECTRO WADING STAFF IS HEREDoes the added stability of a wading staff appeal to you? Do marauding bears sometimes ruin your fishing day by mauling you?I think we can all answer yes to these two questions. Now we have just the product to solve these two inter related problems. THE ELECTRO-WADING...
A couple of months ago we released the 10 Commandments of Alaska Fly Fishing and since then we have gotten so many additional commandments submitted, we decided to keep the list rolling.So, in the spirit of Alaskan angling, heavy flies, windy conditions, and wild animals running around... Here are...
Fishing in Alaska is a little different. The flies we use, the conditions we fish in, the tactics that catch fish, are all unique to the Last Frontier. With tongue firmly in cheek and some help from our friends, here is a list of commandments that will help you be a successful Alaskan angler. Do...
Interview by Brad Elfers All Photos courtesy of George CookBrad Elfers: George, let's just jump right into switch and Spey. Not everyone is familiar with the switch and Spey game. Say I had always fished a single hand 9 foot rod, tell me what the advantage would be to fishing a switch or Spey rod?...
Ahhhhh, Spring time. Warming temperatures, melting snow, dreams of a summer yet to come, and best of all the fruits of a winter spent thinking about fishing. Here at Alaska Fly Fishing Goods, we never stop thinking about the next big trends and products in fly fishing. That way you don't have too....
Interview by Mark Hieronymus All photos by Brian O'Keefe MH: Alright, um…Brian O’Keefe interview for Alaska fly fishing goods dot com, the ONLY take we’re gonna get, so we might as well just put this thing down and get to it…Alright Brian, when did you first come to AK, where have you...
An interview for Alaska Fly Fishing Goods By Mark Hieronymus MH: Alright, George cook interview, the only take we’re gonna get. George, if you could give me a quick introduction to you, a quick bio, a background, including when you first came to Alaska, where you have guided, your line of work...

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Fly Fishing in Alaska for the first time Brad Elfers has been a fly fishing & river guide in Alaska since 1993.
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